Dreaming Ideas

A lot of my basic ideas come from dreams. Or a little more accurately, they come from that fuzzy region of time right between my last consciously controlled thought and actual sleep. ‘Between the click of the light, and the start of the dream’ as Arcade Fire puts it in their snog No Cars Go.…

The Last Original Idea

Every piece of fiction starts with an idea. Whether that idea is an entire plot, a crazy setting, or just one character, there has to be some germ of creativity that makes you start writing. I have lots of ideas. Some are epic and well-thought out, others are simply a neat world, and still others…